Charity shops can join a new Safeguarding scheme, to help them ensure staff, volunteers and customers are protected, and charity recyclers also have a TRUST scheme to ensure standards.
Find out more about Helen Boardman, the new CEO of Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum.
Improved support for veterans – the new Office for Veterans’ Affairs, a strategy, a railcard, and guaranteed interviews for civil service jobs, with more innovations to come.
Government consultations around the DWP engaging with disabled people, care leavers provision, rthe dormant assets scheme, and the Victims’ Code.
Healthwatch Cornwall has launched Ask Cornwall, a digital platform for the people of Cornwall to join in conversations around health and social care.
Safer Stronger Consortium is seeking expressions of interest to undertake an evaluation of their Safer Stronger Women project.
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Health news – a condition that causes sudden blindness in older women, often going un-diagnosed, Bude Hygiene Bank, and the extensive NHS Health App library.
An app sharing surplus food availability from supermarkets (and calling for more businesses to get involved) and a social enterprise jobs website for the charity sector. And is an app for you?
A full list of the new Cabinet, following last month’s reshuffle, including all positions, and contact details, in case you need to write to someone, or keep an eye on them in the news.
Catch-up with newsletters from Eden Project Communities, and the Rural Services Network.
Advice and guidance from the NCVO for charities and voluntary organisations around cybercrime, Brexit, Human Resources and basic legal advice.
A free one-hour consultation with digital professionals is available to help charities to improve their in-house digital skills.
News around benefits (Universal Credit and shredded reports), disability access in airports, new funding for accessibility at Lostwithiel station, and driving theory test changes.
Does your voluntary organisation do extraordinary things, or have some extraordinary people working with you? These are awards that close in the next month or so…
Cornwall Council is teaming up with Crowdfunder to boost funding to community groups: Community Chest , Grow Nature Seed Fund and Cornwall Social Inclusion Fund for Adult Social Care.
Use it or Lose it – the warning to help find ‘lost’ footpaths, before the right to walk on them is lost. Time to get out your walking-boots and magnifying glasses!
Cornwall Council has approved a budget that will improve social care provision, as well as climate change plans, rural transport, and waste, and introduce a Real Living Wage for Council staff.
Where to find the most up-to-date, accurate and trustworthy advice and information around the Coronavirus.